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Monmouth coach King Rice finds sobriety and redemption

Alcoholism doesn’t just run in King Rice’s family, it has consumed it — his mother, sister, and two of his half-brothers suffer from the disease. Yet Rice didn’t use any of the traditional treatments — no Alcoholics Anonymous, no 12 steps, no detox, no therapy. He just quit, cold turkey. “Basically, I got tired of people saying I was a (jerk),” Rice said. (Newark Star-Ledger)

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